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Bluefields, Atlántico Sur, Nicaragua Travel Video

Philip Montalban

An original Nicaraguan Reggae Superstar, Philip Montalban has toured the world promoting his Nicaraguan Roots and Afro-Latino Identity. A Bluefields Sound System clip www.bluefieldsound.com

filmmaker: zscott

country: Nicaragua

channel: arts & culture

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Moonlight Jam

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An excerpt from the production of the documentary in the works. During the pro…moreAn excerpt from the production of the documentary in the works. During the production we worked to put together a concert of Bluefields ALL-STAR musicians. The day of the concert there was no power so we were left in the dark. However the showed went on and all the musicians began jamming in the parking lot. The result was moonlight jam session with the best Bluefields musicians remixing tradition folk songs. The video looks rough ,but the sound is of a unique quality. less

Bluefields FC

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Happy Birthday blueEnergy

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Darling-U

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Maypole vol. 1

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Cyprus: Luxury wine tour

Cyprus: Luxury wine tour

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St. John with Kids

St. John with Kids

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Punta Mita Fashion

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